What Are Some Features of Silver Efex Pro 2?

Some key features of the Silver Efex Pro 2 application include History Browser, Soft Contrast, Amplify Blacks and Amplify Whites, Dynamic Brightness, GPU Processing and Selective Colorization. Nik Software developed the Silver Efex Pro 2, which is designed to work with Adobe Photoshop, Apple Aperture and Lightroom.

Nik's Silver Efex Pro 2 is the upgraded version of the Silver Efex Pro, which is a plugin program that primarily enables users to convert color images to black and white. With the release of Silver Efex Pro 2 comes new features that were not available in the previous version, including major revisions to the original plugin in terms of browser settings.

Silver Efex Pro 2 offers enhancements in picture conversion quality through the new set of tools and effects options preloaded in the application. Users are provided better control of manipulating a photograph's detail, tonality and contrast with the use of a history palette. The dynamic brightness functionality allows users to change the brightness level on different areas of the photograph easily based on their preferences.

Silver Efex Pro 2 also works in conjunction with GPU-powered processors, which significantly increase performance speeds and efficiency in rendering images. Other features of this application include Fine Structure, Image Borders and Visual Presets, which are organized based on photographic style.